We have a dedicated family of volunteers, ranging from teens to seniors, who devote hundreds of hours each year to assist and support our healthcare team members in providing quality care to our patients. Our volunteers are used in a variety of ways, depending on their interests and abilities.
- Nursing School Reception Desk
- Office Aide
- Patient/Family Advisory Council
- Patient Floors/Ambassador
- Pet Therapy Program
- Surgery Waiting
Hospice care involves supporting the patient and their loved ones. Hospice volunteers are a vital part of providing compassionate support. This can be done in a variety of ways:
- Companionship with the patient
- Caregiver Relief (Respite care)
- Practical Services
- Office Support
Summer Teen Volunteer Program
Teen volunteers are a valuable resource for our hospital. They bring enthusiasm and vitality as well as their computer skills and fresh ideas. The Summer Teen Volunteer Program provides a rewarding and memorable experience for students in a healthcare setting where they will assist adult volunteers, serve patients, other hospital guests along with our hospital staff.
- Volunteers must be at least 15 years old by September 1st and have completed the 9th grade.
- Attendance is required at one of the two orientation sessions.
- Teens are required to take a tuberculosis test.
- Teens are asked to serve a minimum of six hours per week.
How Do I Become a Volunteer?
Some of the most visible and valuable people at our hospital are our volunteers. Becoming a Duncan Regional Hospital volunteer means you’ll join an elite group of individuals of the DRH auxiliary team that have one goal – to provide compassionate care to our patients and their families.